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The following are the events that happened world-wide throughout the sport of baseball.

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May

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July

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August

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September

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October

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November

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December

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1800s[]

1900s-1940s[]

1950s[]

  • 1951 - MLB signs a six-year All-Star Game pact for TV-Radio rights calling for $6 million. A number of owners criticize Commissioner Happy Chandler, believing that in a couple of years, the broadcast rights would be worth much more than a million per annum.
  • 1957 - With the advent of coast-to-coast air travel, MLB considers a plan creating a player pool to be used in the event of an air disaster.

1960s-1970s[]

  • 1960 - The family feud continues in Chicago as a court rules in favor of Dorothy Rigney, sister of Charles Comiskey, Jr., allowing her sell her mother’s shares of the White Sox to Bill Veeck. Comiskey had brought suit in order to gain control of the club.
  • 1963 - James M. Johnston, James H. Lemon, and George M. Bunker purchase 80 percent of the Washington Senators, buying out five of the original owners, including club president Pete Quesada. Johnston is elected chairman of the board.
  • 1964 - Pitcher-writer Jim Brosnan is given permission by the Chicago White Sox to make his own deal with another team. His in-season writing has been censured by White Sox owner Ed Short.
  • 1970 - Pitcher Miguel Fuentes, at age 20, is shot and killed during a bar fight in Loiza, Puerto Rico. On October 2, 1969, against the Oakland Athletics, Fuentes pitched the last inning in the history of the Seattle Pilots.

1980s[]

1990s[]

  • 1999 - Giting shoulder injuries, five-time All-Star pitcher Jimmy Key retires from baseball. The 37-year old left handed appeared in the playoffs with all the teams he played which included the Athletics, Blue Jays, Orioles and Yankees.

2000s[]

  • 2006 - The Oakland Athletics signed Mark Ellis to a two-year, $6 million contract, rewarding their second baseman for his strong comeback season last year from a major shoulder injury.

Births[]

Deaths[]

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